Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Vicksburg City Pool
The Vicksburg swimming pool and sports complex was constructed to Olympic specifications to serve recreational, instructional & competitive events in water sports. Construction was completed in 1996. The complex consists of an olympic size pool and a baby pool for the younger swimmers. It is paid for by taxpayers of Vicksburg. The facility is dedicated to those who enjoy the sport of swimming.

Recreation News and Announcements

2017 Summer Pool Schedule Released

Vicksburg City Pool will open for Summer 2017 on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29 at 1 p.m.

Fees are:

Children 12 and under: $2.00

Adults: $4.00

Individual Summer Pass: $60.00

Family Summer Pass: $120.00

Swim Hours below

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2017 American Red Cross "Learn to Swim" program


Vicksburg City Pool will hold registration for the 2017 American Red Cross Learn to Swim program Wednesday May 17 through Friday, May 19 from 10 am – 1 p.m. and Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon at City Pool, 900 Lee Street.

Students from 3 years of age through senior citizen are encouraged to register and participate in a two week summer swim session. Cost is $12 per student per session.

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Adult Softball Registration

Adult Softball registration will begin March 2, 2016 and run through April 15, 2016.  Registration Packets can be picked up at the Parks and recreation offices at 100 Army-Navy Drive from 8:00am till 5:00pm Monday through Friday.  Cost per team is $175.00 with an additional cost of $10.00 for non-city residents and a $20.00 fee for residents of Sharkey - Issaquena and Claiborne Counties.  A Mandatory Coaches meeting will be held on Wednesday April 6, 2016 at 6:30pm at the Parks and Recreation offices.  All teams must have a representative at this meeting.  For more information call Joseph Graves at 601-4514.

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Classes

The Vicksburg Recreation Department will hold an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED class on Saturday, September 19, 2015, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Recreation Department at 100 Army Navy Drive. The approximately 5 hour course is $85. This includes the student manual and a two-year certification Preregistration is required. Call 601-634-4516 for more information.

Pool Rules

Rules posted at the swimming pool supersede rules posted on this website.

Children 12 years old & younger MUST be accompanied by an ADULT at least 18 years old! (our lifeguards are not baby sitter's)

  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by parent or adult (18 yrs. Old)
  • Proper swimwear is to be worn at all times (swimsuits only)
  • No T-shirts (only nylon, silk, or swim shirts)
  • Nylon/Soccer shorts may be worn over swim suit bottoms
    No Horseplay
  • No Running
  • No Diving
  • No Public Display of Affection
  • No Foul Language (including racial slurs)
  • No Bullying
  • No Crowding of Stairs or Ladders or Either Pool
  • No Sitting, Walking, or Standing on Grates
  • No Hanging on Ladders or Ropes
  • No Food Allowed in Pool Complex
  • No Gum Chewing
  • No Glass or Metal Containers
  • No Outside Coolers of any Kind
  • Non Toilet-Trained Patrons MUST Wear Swim Diapers
  • No one in the Kiddie Pool over 50 Inches Tall when Crowded
  • No floatation accessories (except Life Jackets) in Large Pool
  • No Piggyback or Shoulder Rides
  • Lap Lanes for Lap Swimmers Only
  • Swimmers Must Pass Swim Test to Swim in Deep End
  • No Jumping into Shallow End of Large Pool or Kiddie Pool
  • No Alcohol
  • No Smoking
  • No Loitering

The Vicksburg City Pool Lifeguards are trained to act and respond to any Land OR Water Emergencies! Lifeguards are trained to enforce pool rules and ensure patrons safety.

Pool Contact Info

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Vicksburg Swimming Pool
900 Lee Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180

Pool Summer Schedule

Summer Hours:

Opening Day: Memorial Day,
Monday May 30, 2016
1:00 p.m.

Cost: 12 and under: $ 2.00
Adults: $ 4.00
Summer passes are available at $60 for individuals and $120 for families.

Hours are as follows:

Recreation Swim hours are 1 – 5 p.m. seven days a week

Beginning June 6th, Family Swim Time will be offered from 6:45 – 8 p.m. Monday thru Friday
During weeks when no swim lessons are held, Family Swim Time will begin at 6 p.m.

Vicksburg Swim Association Swim Team practice and Early Bird Lap Swimming is scheduled on weekdays from 6 – 8:45 a.m. Lunchtime Lap Swimming is available from 12 – 1 p.m.

City Pool will be closed for Recreation Swim June 3 – June 5 for the Stamm Family Invitational Swim Meet.

In celebration of its 20th Anniversary, Vicksburg City Pool will hold several “gift card give- aways” for Vicksburg area businesses. The “give- aways” will be held at random times throughout the summer. Some dates will be announced on the Vicksburg City Pool facebook page while other dates will come as a complete surprise.

Vicksburg City Pool would like to remind all patrons to please wear proper swimsuits while swimming. Swimsuits help keep you safe and pools clean.

Office Hours will be from 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Please call Vicksburg City Pool for additional information. 601-634-4516.